The 2017 Midlands Region Poultry Projects are in full swing. This page is dedicated to supplying links and information you will need to successfully complete the project. Be sure to check in often as new information is shared.
A calendar of events can be found in the newsletters as well as by scrolling down on this webpage.
August 8 Deadline to postmark your registration for the York Livestock Show for free. Access the Registration Form here: York Poultry Showmanship Registration. There will be a $10 fee after August 8. You may also scan the completed form and email it to Faith Isreal at email@example.com .
August 10 Showmanship Clinic at the York County Extension Office starting at 6pm. RSVP by clicking HERE or calling Faith Israel at (803) 684-9919
August 22 Showmanship Clinic at the Fort Lawn Community Center starting at 6pm. RSVP by emailing either firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com or calling Steve Hucks at (803) 804-8602. We must have a minimum of three confirmed by August 18 to keep the clinic on schedule.
August 24 Showmanship Clinic in Florence, SC (as of press time, the start time has not been decided, but it will be late afternoon or early evening) Note that this is a Pee Dee Region clinic but thought some of our Midlands Region participant from the Columbia area, may be interested. It is open to anyone. Contact Steve Hucks for further details at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (803) 804-8602.
August 31 Showmanship Clinic at Gilbert Community Center at 6:30pm. (Lexington County) For more information or to RSVP email email@example.com .
September 1 York Livestock Show—Poultry Showmanship starts at 5:00pm
September 9 Fort Lawn Poultry Showmanship starts at 9:00am. Register on-line for free at this link: Fort Lawn Pullet/Hen Show Registration Page. You may also register by contacting Steve Hucks at firstname.lastname@example.org or (803) 804-8602.
September 16 Union County Farm Show and 4-H Poultry Showmanship. Registration now open. See links above
October 7 Lexington County Pullet/Hen Show – starting at 10:00am at the South Congaree Arena (395 Oak Street, West Columbia, SC 29172) Register online here https://lexingtonpoultryshow.eventbrite.com
October 18 Union County Fair Pullet Showmanship starting at 4:00pm at the Union County, SC Fairgrounds. Registration now open. See links above.
October 21 State Championship Pullet Showmanship at the State Fair in Columbia. Registration now open. See Links above.
October 25 Record Books for both Pullet Project and Laying Flock Project Due
November 4 Final Sale and Judging of Pens in Chester, SC. Check in birds between 8:00am and 8:30am (Participants from Lexington, Edgefield and Aiken Counties may check in until 9:00am due to the drive). Judging will begin at 8:30am. Sale will follow at approximately 10:00am. We will send more information on the final show and sale as the day nears.
November 4 Interview for Senior Level Participants 8:30am – 10:00am. Announcement of Senior Scholarship Winner will take place at the beginning of the Sale. More information will come as the date gets closer.